English for Academic Purposes

Subject Description

Teacher in Charge: Ms J. Fry

Recommended Prior Learning

NCEA Level 1 Literacy and strong achievement in in NCEA Level 2. Some students with strong literacy in English evident in their NCEA Level 1 Certificate may be accepted into this course on HOD approval.

English for Academic Purposes is a course which provides opportunities for students to gain UE Literacy in Reading and Writing. It is an academic cross-curricular course which builds students' academic literacy skills for study at Level 3 and at tertiary level. The skills developed are academic essay writing, oral presentation skills, critical reading analysis as well as analysis of spoken academic text. 

Learning Areas:

English as an Additional Language, Te Reo Ingarihi - English